Friday, June 1, 2018
St. Hilary School Principal Becomes Assistant Superintendent
Alumnae Duo to Lead St. Hilary School
Mrs. Tracey Arnone has been selected to serve as the Assistant Superintendent of Schools for the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland, Office of Catechetical Formation and Education. Mrs. Arnone, who served as Principal at St. Hilary School since 2011, will now oversee Catholic schools serving just under 42,000 students across the Diocese. Her duties will include ensuring that all Catholic schools in the Diocese are led by principals who foster faith formation and academic growth, supporting high quality instructional practice, pursuing continuous improvement among Catholic schools, and collaborating across the diocesan system as well as within the public and private sector to further the mission of Catholic education. Mrs. Arnone has a total of 16 years of experience as a Catholic school administrator, and also worked as a public school educator and administrator for 17 years. Mrs. Arnone holds a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from St. Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana, and a Master’s degree in Elementary School Administration from the University of Akron.
Mrs. Jennifer Woodman has been named Principal of St. Hilary School, effective with the 2018-2019 school year. Mrs. Woodman is an Akron area native and St. Hilary School alumna who has served as the school’s Assistant Principal since 2016. Prior to her administrative work at St. Hilary School, Mrs. Woodman served in a variety of administrative and educational positions in Phoenix, AZ. Mrs. Woodman holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Education with an Integrated Language Arts major from Bowling Green State University and Master of Education degrees in Educational Administration from Grand Canyon University and Ursuline College.
Miss Darcy Riley has been chosen to serve as the next Assistant Principal of St. Hilary School, also effective with the 2018-2019 school year. Miss Riley is also an Akron native and St. Hilary School alumna. She has taught first and third grades at the school since 2013, and completed an administrative internship at the school during the 2016-2017 school year. Miss Riley holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Child Development/Family Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a Master of Early Childhood Education degree from John Carroll University, and a Master of Arts in Educational Administration from Ursuline College.